1911 T205 Gold Borders Christy Mathewson - SGC EX 60

Sold For: $1,410

Auction Year: 2010 spring

Lot: 347

Item Year: 1911

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Graded EX 60 by SGC. Particularly strong and attractive example of Christy Mathewson from the T205 Gold Border set, one of the most popular and classic of all tobacco cards, in Excellent condition. This striking example has flawless colors and perfect registration. The corners and edges have light, even wear appropriate for the assigned grade. Centered 60/40 left to right, with particularly large, full borders. The reverse of the card is bright and clean with crisp, bold blue text. Advertising for Piedmont Cigarettes on reverse. This is a magnificent high-grade T205 example of Christy Mathewson, one of baseball's greatest legends, from one of collecting's most classic and condition-sensitive sets. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,410

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